Southeast Georgia's Camden County wants the space industry back to a former rocket testing site. County officials are negotiating terms to buy land once used by rocket manufacturer Thiokol to test space vehicles.
Finding ways to develop small downtowns is the goal of a three-day state tour that kicked off Wednesday. Attendees include business leaders, builders, and state agency officials, and the tour this year includes stops in Metter and St. Mary’s in Southeast Georgia and Dublin, east of Macon.
Some local governments are issuing moratoriums on on so-called "sweepstakes centers." The centers call themselves "internet cafes" and offer prizes for games. Law enforcement officials call them "stealth casinos." The coastal City of St. Marys passed a local ordinance limiting them.